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THE ARGUS. TVEDNESD.A.T JASUAKY 13 1904
PuoiUned Dally and Weekly at 14 Sec
ond avenue. Rock Ialand, 111. Entered at
he pottoOce aa second-clams matter.)
BY THE J. W. POTTER CO.
TERMS Dally. 10 cenu per weet Weekly,
l per year in advance.
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character, political or religious, must nave
real name attacbed tor publication. No
sncn articles will be printed over fictitious
Correspondence solicited from every town
sslp In Rock Island county.
Wednesday, .January Vi, 1904.
A New Vrk woman who i;iicl
for jiii :4Hinii" rdilion of Theodore
Uoosev e!t ' work- i- il"ii)irHiT ail Uc
1 it'll fur tra.id. having been assured
In ji'!r'- that the ! i - i- 1 1 1 "
f. I.. ni I ' -l -1 )i-pa till : (in. ( "ii 1 1 i
mill-, when the Iowa -; i t .-1 was
ab!ac. (nil ii riiilnr boot am! pitch
il in tn -;ii' I In- hiiiidin:. I- not this
siittieleni foundation fur :i (minimis
!" - i Ii-ii l ia ! In m -in'.'
.. I k lia ill. dcteiidiiii; 1 1 1 slate.
sat: "Human !ifci safer in Kent ucky.
even in Ibeatiiitt coiii.tv. than upon
ihi" sii'i-i-i- it' ( liii-aL'i'." ,1 hi" a ov rimr
cv i'li-n I ! i'i'!n"t wih in overdo T 1 1 i 11 ir "
in making tin- ilefen-e.
Tvo iia- siftM" lln- death of Ste
phen W . lilt-, i.f A I !t- rt mi. Ma--., his
i" -i-ii t r received ;: check t.r ;!.0:i
from tin; Inili-il treasury in
:i nun I a claim a;aiii-t tin- i;m
iii iiii-ii : that hal been filed VJ years
ago. Tin i-laiin a fur uuiaii service,
in t In- a l In .
.Ii.nalt K. Ka!aui.ina !-. tin- Hawaiian
i. '' ira t - l c.ii: l ess. who i known
a- I'lincc t lipid. a- 51 i rest i-'l in Wash
ington tin other iii-jlit i n a charge nf
i lit ni-a t ii n am! disorderly conduct.
IT n- i-an prove In- ti.iil hi-, naiiif at
llieHpol-ce -l.itKMi In- will have tin dif
tictiili in conv iiicin: tin- court llial he
w a - not ill i ii k.
A .New Yorker i ii it ir in -,i-i tli- in
lli'lian Tei;itorv w ri te a letter of in-
iiir lo lie i.f the principal chiefs of
the herokee nalioii. This was Ihe
reply: "Voiing man. if yon will come
down in tin- ( herokee . unity. I wiil
give yo:t !o acre i f lirand fixer land
-H ii I aNo a lii-id of cattle and xx ill al-o
- 1 1 1 out with a (herokee xxife."
Mr-, t ei-elia I.. Yale and her t xx n
dii null t er- haxe tiii-l article- of iiicor
I'oiatioii a- the Vale M an u fact n rintr
company, of YalcxiJIe. ('mm., and xxill
run a concern cinplox ini; about sev
enty skilled ini'ih. inics tnrtiinir mil
-pool- ami ton!-. Tin- mother and
i.'a it hi er-. who oxx n the entire capital
stock of .V'.n.nno. haxe taken oxer the
plant fi i inerly oxxne-! by another firm.
I In- liriial early .laimary aniionni-e-
im-lil conies nf I xx in- beinn' lim n in j
lifTcient year-. This time the happy
exeiit oi-enrred near er-at!lc. Ohio, i
Mr-. I.exxi- llroxxn yixitiir birth to a
box and it ;irl. the latter in !.; ami
the former in l'.mt. The txxin-. xxho
xx ill Hi-lit be able to celebrate their
birlhday- on the -ann ilax or exen in
Ihi' -ante year, an- lining xxelt. a- i
I hi- in. ! he i .
.lames .1. ld!. tin- lailin.id magnate.!
iniieiii.s occa-ioiia ! I v . ami when he
line- In- 'ike- to tell a -lory of the
ilay- xv he ii the line xxiih xxhieh he was
tir-t eoiiiieclcd u-ed to bi- called the
-loxvc-f road on earth. One day ")ia
iiiond .bi-" Key itolil-. the Mississippi
steaiiiooat man. otVeied lo match one
of his ;als aL'ain-t oi,e of llil!'-liain-
for Mu a -ice. Hi1.! lanuhe.I
..(ul-n.it .ii edly , luit did riot accept the
ihaHenf. "Sax. I'll race you up
-tieaui." nixed l.'eynold-. "(Hi. thun
i cr." -a . i Hi'd in vv ei I -in n!a t ed di--yilst.
"if x.ui'tc i;.iii)- to -tick to t he
river yoit njiht a- xveli drop the no
tion ..f a race. I thought you meant
you'll luiiiif y..itr Imat mil in the
prairie a imiu'siiie the track .iml irixc
nu- -oine -!io ."
I'osition or the
Ih.- i e ' c.iTe . -ilinr, ill xxhieh the
I nited State- tin. I- it-e!f iii tin- far
ea-t i- -car.e'x apptecialed bx the ax
ciae American. Ihe situation really
i- -ucli that al'iiost at any time there
may a clash thai ..-ul! involve
this count ry in a 'leal war. Uus-'.a
and Japan face each other in warlike
attitude China and Korea, twn neu
tral nations, be he, pic-- xxhie the
t"ow linjr ami -nai ling io.es on oxer
llieir i.' I-me niberment . Ihe Crwted
tate- ia- intere-t in both count rie-.
it ha- joined oth-r nation- in asking
Korea to open up the Yabi rixer and
niw the vxorii! poxxers an open port.
The I niteil Stall-- ha- a commercial
treaty iili China, but rit-eiitlx sjrn.
ed. xxhieh a--ure- u an-i ai! nation
t xi .i : i c; ty pot t -.
Liis-i.i hold- po-se-ioii nf Man
clie: :i : m! apparently defic us. a
nr'l ;is n'.', other nation-, ami xiisre-.iu!-
thus far American commercial
rights and treaty stipulation- ith a
neutral jxwer. Korea, rent by rex
lotionury disonler and held in the
.ise of couflictinir interests on everv
side f her. is powerless to protect
American interests. The United States
lia.s landed marines and they have
marched ti the Korean capital. They
are rubbing shoulders in the streets
of Senii! with the hostile Kiissiau and
Japanese, landed with the same os
tensible design nf protect ing their re
spective interests in the country. IJu
ia is not kirdly disposed to the L'nited
State-. It realizes that American sym
pathy is witli .la pan. American troops
sympathize with Japan. A clash be
tween troops over Minn- trivial matter
might bring about trouble of the
Our Tarn to Speak Up.
liolixxin Smith, xxho.-e opinion- are
alxxay- worth while, has been readinr
ii- a Jitlie lecture on reciprocity.
The burden of his di-coiire is that
if the artificial barrier that obstructs
trade betxxeen tlie United States and
its next door neighbor is to be lower
ed t liis yox'erntnent ill n-t make the advance-.
( aiiiitla has groxxn xeary and
if the vx a I! is not loxxered by our ini
tiative she may add a little to il and
make it a ".-pite fence."
( anailiaiis xx ho oppose reeipnx-ity
ale able lioxv to appeal To the pride of
their countrymen, and they are lining
i; most effectively.
l'iotecl-d interest- on both -ides
oppose any change. Those on the oili
er si'le enlertain Iiojm'- of increased
protection in x iexx of our refusal to
make any concession, and the fact
titat Canada is buying from us mure
than txxiee a- much as she sell- afford-
a ba-i- for their hope. I'rotect
ed interests on this side ai'ite by ;he
-aine token that they are ooiiiur pretty
well ait'! can st c no a-Ixantac in a
The lii;lil- of the people and tin- in-
ti-ri--t- of commerce in m-neral a re
not taken into account.
"Why is a line of cclu-ion betxxeen
Miune-ota and Manitoba les- absurd
an ni.xioii-." a-ks Mr. Smith, "than
xxoiild be a line between lliimi- and
M iiMic-ola V Siippos,- ),. -tatt-s to the
ea-t of its had put u- in trade iju.ir-
antinc in the .In's or oil's or xx e in turn
had induced cony re-- lo c-tahlish a
lariir xxall betxxeen Minnesota and 1 he
territory of Itakota in early day-. It
xxoiild have been about a- logical as
our larilt' xxal! aloiii the ("ana iian
boii m!a ry .
Here i- a little scrap of hi-tory
by xxhieh Mr. Smith illu-t rafi-s this
" I he i rie- if alarm from a -eetioti
ill each of the two coitntrie- xxhieh
vxoiil ! bi- beneliti'il by mutual Irani
remind it- nf the similar eric- which
xx-re raided bx commercial interest
in Knyland and .-cot la nd. respect ix ely.
when a union of tho-c tun countries
xxa- proposed. Kniilish monopolists
said that Kliuiand xxituld be ilex i it ri-i I
by the Ihiul'Ii Scotch. Scoti h inoiiop-oiist-
-aid that Scollam! xxoiild be de
xoiircd by the xxealthv Knirlish. Lord
Celhaxeii. a Scotchman of mark,
-toppcl in the middle nf a xery elo
ipient speech iiL'iiiu-t ihe union and
biiied leave to pause for a fcxx min
utes that he ilitiiht haxe time to -hed
tear- ox-r tin iiiipendinr ruin of his
country. We knoxv that tin- result
xxa a orient and rapid increase of the
coin mereia ! prosperity of both coun
tries, and especially of Scot land, xx hieh
befnre had been sufferinif from irreat
commercial ami industrial depress
ion." It i- fin tie- to a-k anything of cmi-iffe-.-
at Ihe present session, for ...
protected interests have commanded
peace at peril of xx it hdra xx a I of sup
port in the cominir campaign, but may
we not hope that, before if is forever
too late, tlie people xxill convince their
senators and repre-cut;-' iv e at Wash
ington that their wishes, are entitled
to cou-idera t ion and tru-t interests
mii-t not alxxay- be paramount.
Savril From Terrible Itoath.
The family r Mrs. M. L. Ih.bbitt.
of I'.a rjet t on. Tcnn.. saxx her dy injf
and were poxxcrlc-s to sax her. The
most skillful physicians, and every
remedy used failed, while consump
tion was slowly but surely takittir her
life. In this terrible hour Ir. King's
t-xx Discovery for Consumption turn
ed ile-pair into joy. The tir-t bottle
brought immediate relief and its con
tinued u-e completely cured her. It's
the mo-t certain cure in the world
for ail throat and liiti- troubles, (iuar
uiiteed bottles. .M) cent- ami $1. Trial
bottles free at Hart A' Ulletney er's
.Iait One Mlnatc.
One Minute Cotih Cure piv-s relief
in one minute, because it kill the
mix-robe which tickles the mucous
membrane, cansiiiir the cmi-h. and at
the same time dears the phletjm.
draws out ihe inflammation an-1 heal
and smithes the affected parts. One
Minute Cmiirh Cure strengthen the
luni;s. xxaiils off pneumonia and is a
harmless and nexer failiiijr cure in all
curable ca-e- of coughs, colds and
croup. One Minute ( otipL Cure is
pleasant to take, harmless and pood
alike for younsr and old. Sold by all
Rheumatism Cared la a Ltay.
Mystic Cure for rheumatism and
neuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3
days. Its action upon the system is
remarkable and mysterious. It re
moves at once the cause and the dis
ease immediately disappears. The
first dose greatly benefits. 75c and
$1. Sold by Otto Grotjan, 1501 Sec
ond avenue. Rock Island; Gustave
Schle&el A Son, 220 West Second
Jennie -I- ii ;rue that Joes occu
pies the first place in your heart?
Sauie Not much, my dear: Hnl'.is
ter's Rocky Mountain Tea first, last
and alt the time. .1,1 cents, tea or tab
lets. T. II. Thomas parmacy.
DAILY SHORT STORY
A Double Appointment.
'Wbr ever would expect'to meet you
"I a in as mucto surprised at-meeting
"I pot your wedding cards that was
aix uioutb9iico hut supposed you took
yur wfddiig tri to the south."
"We did. I came here with mother
fdxtweeki ago. My imsband couldn't
leave at the time, anl,tlie doctor said
mother must po away tut once. Hut.
coui-v lls sit down. Sightseeing is
biiehUiresome work, aiaff this gallery is
Interminable. Now we can talk more
"Whan is your husband i-iauingV"
"This i morning, but he Isiobliged to
go ion liiBnejliately to Paris. He wrote
me to uieet-hiui here close to the sta
tion. ram expecting hiui.now."
"VouV no idea how surprised I was
at your being married after all our
talks on matriuiony. The last word
you said t tue thetday we left college
was 'neveiV' I had told yuu that you
would taketa husbandiw ithin a year."
"And youtwere iite ready to take
one as soon as yoiushould meet ytiur
"Yes; I (had more confidence ia men
than you. I trust ineji more than'wom
en." "And I am stiB ofimy forsner opin
ion that' men are not to be trusted at
all. Hut'l don't bkime them. It isn't
their nature to be tied down to one
"How about your -husbatr"
"I don't expect too muchof him."
"And are you satisfied - with such
want of confidence"
"What can 1 do?"
"You could have udheu-ed to your
resolution never to marry."
"And been a sour old maid. No. 1
thank you. That was a-college girl's
talk. I didn't wu can it."
"But what prosect of happiness
have you wfth u man you can't trust?"
"1 give hiizi free rein. By and by he
will tire of everybody but me ami our
children --when we get them. Then
he'll want to spend his evenings toast
ing his shins? before a tire at home.
Companionship is better than a. blight
"Oh. Mabel! Why did you not take
a professorship of philosophy at col
lege? It would have suited you better
"But I am' content with marriage. 1
don't expect what I have no right to
expect and shall not be ibsappointed.
But you. Edith-have you found your
"Not yet. I only met him a week
"W lie re?"
"On the steamer coming over."
"And you expect him"
"To Drooose. I am sure of it. He is
to meet me here this morning and lias
said that he shall have something very;
important to say to me."
"Rut I should think you would pre
fer to hear it hi n less public place."
"Oh. no. There is a spice about this
affair, nothing cut and dried. We met
as travelers and will be engaged as
"Ix)ok out. my dear, lest you are di
vorced homeward bound."
"I shall not be disappointed, nor will
you when yon see his frank, open face
and his honest smile. But why can't I
introduce him to you here?"
"You can unless he happens to come
at the same time as my husband. In
that case 1 shall be occupied."
"What time do you expect him?"
"At 11. His train arrives a few min
utes before 11. and he leave at 11:30."
"My appointment i for a quarter
past 11. I fear we should clah."
"I would uot for the world interfere
with your exacted happiness."
"Think, dear, what a prospect is be
fore us! We are to spend a week in
I,ondon and shall make up a party for
the continent to go to the south of
France and from there to Italy."
"Are you going to keep him by you
with chain and collar?"
"You are incorrigible."
"Well. Mabel. I'm delighted at your
prosfiect of happiness. I hope for your
sake it will be fulfilled."
"The clock is striking 11. You will
soon see your husband that Is. dear,
if the train is on time. It may be a
little late, you know."
"Or my b ved may spend some time
putting a f;.ir traveling i-ompanion into
a cab. chatting with her ami holding
her hand before sending her away."
"You say 11:30 is the time for your
"I hope for your HHke he'll "be ou
time. You're all in a flutter."
"Nonsense. I'm perfectly cool."
"There he comes."
"The gentleman with the umbrella?"
"No: the one wirb the suit case.
"Oh. Theodore. I'm so glad you're
come In time: I want to introduce
"No occasion, my dear. I met your
friend on the steamer and appointed
this, meeting with her and you that
yon should know each other. But how
did you come together?"
"Theodore, you're a villain: Your
companion du voyage and I are college
"Oood. I'm off for Paris and will -return
next week. Then I will make up
a party to visit the continent.
"Mabel, you see"
-Edith, what a brain you haver
MARY G. WTLLIAMS.
Unlike Any Other!
The full flavor, the deli
cious quality, the absolute
Purity of Lowney s Break
fast Cocoa distinguish it
from all others.
No "treatment" with alkalies;
no adulteration with flour,
starch or ground cocoa shells;
nothing but the nutritive and
digestible product of the choic
est Cocoa Beans.
Ask Your Dealer for It.
OlRLCTIOn CMAMBERLIN. KINDT A COIiPAMV.
Wednesday, Jan. 13.
An Kngugemeiit Ktraordinar - Lor
raine Hiicha na n. in
The briirln, sparkliuir musical
Fourteen musical number-; a luuiih.
a cream from start to finish. I'rctty
girls ami funny comedians. This is
an op)nrt it nity xou cannot afford to
IMIK i:s and ." cent-.
DiatXTioN Cmamberlin.Hindta Company.
Thursday, Jan 14.
Tri-Ciiy Press Club.
Present ine; his famous lfcturo
The Event of the Season.
The present season, just closing,
XIr. Watterson has appealed in every
part of the Union from Boston to Nt w
Orleans, and with eviT-increasin
welcome and applause, north ami
south alike joining ;n enthusiastic ap
Trices: ;,o and 7.. cents and $1. Seats
on sale Tuesdav at Illinois Smoker.
Oirlction Cham Berlin. Kindt Company.
Sunday, Jan. 17.
lohn M. Ilickev presents the I'miuent
Tra 'f d ia ii.
Aiilet! by a I ri I in nt company of legit
imate plavers in a stupendous
production of Shakespeare's
immortal t rayed v.
Complete ;iud ci rivet scenic equip
ment. 'a zli nir electrical effects, start
ling chemical illusions, sen -at i( na 1
battle tableaux, etc. A tale of en
chant incut in six :iets surpassing- any
and all perf nuances ever iriven in
Tlllt KS .".ii and 7.1 cents and
saw i-:) r.i ii.nixo stoni:. ashlah
AM) Ti:iM.MI.;S A SPE
CIALTY. For cheapness, durability and
beauty, excelled by none. This
stone does not xy-h or color the
wail with alkali, etc. Plans sent
us for estimates will receive care
ful attention and be returned
promptly at our expense.
Quarries 1- miles fnnn Hock
Island on the (".. '15. : (). railroad.
Trains No. ." and 10 will stop and
let visitors off and on.
MIIIDfiE Tt N E. Cf ) P.N CKIH BLOCKS
AMI FOl'XDATION STONE,
ANY SIZE DESIKED.
Sample of stone and photos, of
buildings c;;n be seen at Room No.
12. Mitchell A: I.ynde building. Ad
dress AKTHLR BUURALL. Manager.
Kock 1-s'acd or Colona. 111.
A metal polish that does not
daub the hands or woodwork.
ONE WEEK. FEB. 1-6
Grand Matinee Saturday
a.t 2:30 p. m. At the Rock
SIXTEENTH STREET. I NDEU THE
A I'SPICES OF
BlaLck Hawk Tent f T5he
A Good Old Fashioned One
Present insr the Elite of the Circus
42-Ft ReaJ Dirt and Saw
ISrilliant costumes and Pasl'ir.ir Eques
trians. Clever Acrobats. (i mnasts.
Tumblers and l-apers. Etc.. Etc.
MORAL. PI.EASINO. INSTKl'tTI YE.
15 R II. L 1 A N T lNTIJODl'CTORY
PROF. WINSTON'S PHENOMENAL
SCHOOL OF EDCCATEI)
Sea Lions and Se&ls.
The world renowned
Da. Coma Troupe
THE I'PSIDE DOWN WONDER
Seii-a!?onal head-balancing trapee
Miss Julia. Lowande
(ucen of all bareback Equestriennes,
John B. Rooney
The acknowledged champion somer
sault rider of the world.
Performing and wrestling Russian
Miss Nettie Ca.rroll
Original Aerial Hisih-Wire Display.
THE GREAT PASCATEL
The Man xxith a Hundred Forms. Ar
tistic Posturing and Aerial Con
Trained Animal Exhibition
The celebrated trick horse, ".lohn A.
I.oiian." and the funny trick mule.
Four Famous Funny Fools
Alfred V. Miaco. Steve Miaco. (Jeorjie
Hart ell. Lon Moore.
BELL AND HENRY
Lea pors. 1 mnlders and comedy acro
bats. Miss Carrie Rooney
Petite I'.oundini; Jockey Equestrienne.
; RACEFIT. FLYINO RINO EXPERT
LOFTY LEAPINO OYER HORSES
P.Y ENTIRE COMPANY.
A STANDARD ATTRACTION AT
with its lovely seaside resorta,
orange groves, beautiful gar
dens and quaint old mission
towns is visited every
year by thousands of
tourists who travel
over the Union
it is the best
San Francisco from
Omaha sixteen hours
ahead of all competitors.
It is the only line running
Four Personally Conducted Ex
cursions to Calif omiaevery week
i x- ..n : A! . Tt
JC KJk lull lUlUlUiniiUJ LQ11 VIU
W. G. NEIMYER, C. A.
193 South Clark St.,
IMMENSE TOBACCO PURCHASE.
forty-Eight Thousand lollar Iaid
Tor a Fancy Iot of Tobacco.
l'be biggest purchase of high grade
tobacco ever made ia the West by a
cigar manufacturer was made last
exlneswlav by r rank V. Iewfs, Peoria
III., for hi celebrated Hingle Binder
cigar. A written guarantee was given
that the entire amount was to be fancy
selected tobacco. Tliis, no doubt,
makes) the Lewis factory the largest
holder in tie United otateof tobaccr
of to high n grading. rIcrald-Tran
t'triiit. Dec, si, J9dt,
Charles E. Hodgson,
American In. Co Newark, N. .T.
Continental New York
Agricultural New York
Traders Ins. (" Chicago. III.
L'nion Ins. Co Philadelphia. Pa.
Rockford Ins. Co., Rockford. ill.
Security In. Co. ...New Haven. Conn.
Ins. Co. State of Illinois. Rockford, ill.
Office, room 3, Iluford block. Rates
as low as consistent with security.
$ Sxiits Worth
N o w
iGustafson & Mayes,
V The New Clothing Store $ 1714 Second Avenue. -J
II I 1 'I!-!-! 'I-M-I-I 'I-I-I-I-I IMI'I-I-I I r-IJ"IJ-fI I-
&e Economical Housewife
I- the otic v e are trvini; tu iuteiest. and that vv c are siiceecdimr is
!mn bv the great nuuibcrof new customers we are receiving dailv.
Our prices are alvvavs interesting In the hiiisewire who knows that
every sa v ing con nt s. We make prices; that vvc luow arc lower than
ebcwlicrc. and as fur ipia lit --w e handle only the best goods lliat
iiioni'V c-an buy. Send in voiir orilcr now.
Can't You See a Saving in These Prices?
Post (Iran u hi ted Cf
Sugar, lbs - JLULf
'J Pars Santa Claus C
I'gg-O-See and Yigor, C
3 packages iJC
Quaker Oats. O
per package C3 V
Standard Tomatoes, '" C
3 cans m J
Standard Corn, C
3 cans J C
New York gallon
Fancy .lapan Tea, mZ f m
er pmiml JJGr
Klotnlike CotTee, Cr-
per pound lUv
per pound AiC
Pure Catsup. :: TZ
'Remember the Vtacc, ffear VostoJificc
1515 Second Ave. Rock Island
Always Get the Best
A ll I '
Now Is The
5 11 xs
to paper your rooms. We have a large assortment of
both cheap and high grade papers, which we are feelliDg
at the lowest prices in the city. We also have a large and
complete force of workmen. All kinds of painting ami
papering promptly attended to and satisfaction guaran
teed. PAR.IDON a SON.
'Phcnec Old Union 213; new
Z Wholesale Dealer in FUBE WINES AND LIQUORS.
I CELEBRATED COLFAX MINERAL !
Manufacturer of WlNTfcK'S CELEBKA LED BlITEKfl.
1419-1618 Third Avenue, Bock Ialand, I1L
!"iir i i 'i-i"!'
American Ueauty Flour, best
on the market, IIP
per sack KmKJ
Other brands sis low in propor
Fancy Pairy II'.: tier,
Seeded Raisins, .'! lbs.
2 large cakes Ivory
2 cakes Sapolio
Na e( Ira nges, pi-r
lb. ea ii ex t I'M fa ne
Toothpicks. :: large 1 f"
Pure Mnple Syr 1 1 p.
when buying wines m- liipiors.
There is alwavs one place that
is better than any other, and
lliat. place is Simon Lewis' retail
lupior depart ment. W henever
vou iiri- in need of any liquors.
either for table use or medicinal
purposes, vou'll make no mis
take by making oiir purchases
RETAIL LIQUOR STORE.
Uarket Sfiuare, eor. Seventeenth
Street and Third Avenue.
419 Seventeenth SI